Schomburg Family History

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Schomburg Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Schomberg in Württemberg, or from any of the places called Schaumburg, near Hameln, in Hesse, and in Brandenburg.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Schomberg, Schaumburg, Homburg, Schaumberg, Homberg, Stromberg

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Schomburg Family Origin

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Schomburg Family Occupations

What did your Schomburg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Cigar Maker and Fire Insurance Agt were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schomburg. A less common occupation for the Schomburg family was Grocer. The most common Schomburg occupation in the USA was Laborer. 22% of Schomburg's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Cigar Maker

  • Fire Insurance Agt

  • Grocer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Schomburg ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Schomburg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Schomburg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schomburg census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Schomburg. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Schomburg. For the veterans among your Schomburg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schomburg Life Expectancy

What is the average Schomburg lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Schomburg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Schomburg in 1956 was 42, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schomburg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schomburg ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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